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Specialised facilities

The facilities of Cairns State High School are impressive.

Crosswell Hall 

  • built in the 1969 using P&C generated funding
  • seats 750 people and is approximately 23 by 45 metres
  • multiple entrances
  • fully equipped with theatrical lights and sound, a data projector and electronic data projector screen on stage
  • the Performing Arts department provides technical support for the complete array of sound and theatre lights and equipment
  • additional equipment and facilities including trestle tables and chairs, a servery and a cloak room
  • male and female toilets as well as wheelchair access into the hall


  • built in 2011 as part of the Science and Technology Centre (also comprising
  • capacity for 150 people in amphitheatre style comfortable seating
  • 2 purpose built science laboratories
  • separate large entrances on both sides
  • overhead projector and screen, digital lectern to operate all equipment including a document camera, sound and lights

The Library 

  • Several open plan, light and airy areas, with funky furniture
  • Flexible learning areas
  • Broadband wireless connection and laptops for student use 

The Performing Arts Block

  • caters for the delivery of high quality programs in Music, Dance, Multi Media, Digital Art and Film and Television
  • Classroom/Dance Studios
  • Wooden floors and mirrors

Sports Complex

  • Multi-purpose indoor and outdoor facility of international standard
  • Main Oval and 25m Pool also available for hire
  • Exceptional sporting facilities to cater for its Centre of Excellence programs
Cairns High facilities are available for hire.  For information regarding facilities hire please email